連濁

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Grade: S

EtymologyEdit

(れん, ren, continuous, sequential) + (だく, daku, voicing).

NounEdit

連濁 (hiragana れんだく, romaji rendaku)

  1. (linguistics) a morphological change of a non-initial syllable of many Japanese words from an unvoiced sound to a voiced one (more precisely, a change to the sound of corresponding kana with a 濁点).

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Last modified on 1 July 2013, at 17:28